AQEIPS en-tête

New Petition

IMPORTANT MESSAGE Please sign our new petition on the National Assembly’s website! Do you want the Student financial aid’s discrimination towards students with disabilities to end? Click on the following link to affect change: https://www.assnat.qc.ca/en/exprimez-votre-opinion/petition/Petition-7697/index.html To those who have already signed the first version of the petition, we thank you for your invaluable support. Thanks to… Continue Reading New Petition

Student Financial Assistance Program Discriminates According to Disability

The Student Financial Assistance (SFA, AFE in French) loans and bursaries program provides Quebec students with the financial resources they need to pursue full-time post-secondary education[1]. Until recently, all students with disabilities (SWD) who wanted to enroll in this program could benefit from more flexible application requirements and accommodation measures based on their needs. However,… Continue Reading Student Financial Assistance Program Discriminates According to Disability

Open letter to Mr. François Blais, Quebec Education Minister, concerning the inclusion of students with disabilities (SWD)

Open letter to Mr. François Blais, Quebec Education Minister, concerning the inclusion of students with disabilities (SWD[1])   Dear Minister Blais,   December 3 was the International Day of People with Disabilities. Unfortunately, the AQEIPS[2] does not have much good news to celebrate. In fact, it’s quite the opposite.   The Allowance for Special Needs… Continue Reading Open letter to Mr. François Blais, Quebec Education Minister, concerning the inclusion of students with disabilities (SWD)

Website under construction

The AQEIPS is currently updating the content on its website. Several pages and links have been temporarily deactivated. We are sorry for the inconveniences this may cause you.   The AQEIPS team

The Investments in Adaptive Measures for Students with Learning Disabilities

We recently wrote a response to an article published in the Journal de Montréal that challenged the importance of the investments in adaptive measures for students with learning disabilities. The Montreal Gazette published it. See:   http://montrealgazette.com/news/quebec/opinion-giving-learning-disabled-post-secondary-students-a-chance-to-succeed-is-a-good-investment   *** We are proud to announce the name of the winners for the AQEIPS’ 2014-2015 scholarship program.… Continue Reading The Investments in Adaptive Measures for Students with Learning Disabilities

2012-2013 School year

Dear member, AQEIPS team would like to wish yo great school year. This is also to remind you that as the new school term begins, it is important to ensure that everything is in place to guarantee that your courses are accessible and your right to education is respected. AQEIPS urges you to contact your… Continue Reading 2012-2013 School year

Scholarships Program

Accessible Media Inc. Scholarship Program is a new program. Two scholarships of $5000 each will be awarded, one of which will be reserved for a student living with significant and long term functional limitations (permanent disability).   To be eligible for this program, you must meet the following criteria:   Be a Canadian citizen or… Continue Reading Scholarships Program

Rising Tuition Fees

CALLING OUT TO ALL MEMBERS! Seeking stories from students with disabilities against rising tuition fees   The AQEIPS spoke out against rising tuition fees on March 21, 2012. An increase in tuition fees will create new obstacles for post-secondary students with disabilities.   Until now, the obstacles experienced by students with disabilities have garnered little… Continue Reading Rising Tuition Fees

Summer Internship and Scholarship Program for Students with Disabilities

This program is intended for college and university students living with significant and long term functional limitations. You may apply until March 2012. For more information about the program, visit the Loto Québec website.